South China University of Technology

South China University of Technology

About SCUT:

South China University of Technology (SCUT) is one of China’s key universities operating under the direct leadership of the State Ministry of Education. The university, which has a total area of 294 hectares, is situated in Guangzhou, a southern metropolitan in China. The university has two campuses: The North Campus and the South Campus.

outh China University of Technology (SCUT), formerly known as the South China Institute of Technology, was established in 1952. In 1960, SCUT was awarded ranked among the key universities of China. In 1981, it was authorized by the State Council to confer doctor degrees and master degrees, and was among the first universities in the country to do so. In 1995, it was selected as one of the universities into which China will make significant investment in the 21st century. In 1999, it was rated “excellent” during the Undergraduate Teaching Assessment, and was among the first “Excellent Universities of Undergraduate Education” in the country. In the same year, a national science park was established with the authorization of State Ministry of Technology and State Ministry of Education. In 2000, Graduate School was authorized to be established. In 2001, the new cooperative construction of State Ministry of Education and Guangdong Province was implemented in SCUT and it was listed among the top universities in the country. After more than 50 years of development, SCUT has become a multidisciplinary university of high reputation in South China and in the whole country, focusing on engineering, combined with science, also promoting well-coordinated development of management, economics, humanities and law.

English-Medium Undergraduate Programs:

Computer Science and Technology: Program Overview:

This program is one of SCUT’s top programs, aiming to cultivate international talents with a comprehensive knowledge of computer technology, creativity, and the ability to conduct academic research. Specialized courses, such as ‘Multimedia Technology’ and ‘Artificial Intelligence’ will be arranged during the program. Graduates are capable of working in industrial organizations, research departments, computer hardware/software development organizations, governmental departments, and contributing to the areas of computing research, engineering development, etc.

Main Courses:

Chinese, Introduction to Chinese Culture, Data Structure, Program Design of High-level Language, Operating System, Principles of Compiling, Computer Network, Database, Software Engineering, Artificial Intelligence.

Degree Awarded:

Students who satisfy all the conditions prescribed by SCUT will be awarded a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.

Duration: 4 Years

International Economics and Trade:

Program Overview:

This program aims to educate international students with a theoretical knowledge of economics and management, a good command of the theories and skills of international trade, strong computer application skills and bilingual communication. Graduates are demanded in fields of international business and economics, multinational enterprises, and governmental departments of economics.

Main Courses:

Chinese, Introduction to Chinese Culture, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Principles of International Trade, International Finance, Financial Management, Introduction to China’s External Trade.

Degree Awarded:

Students who satisfy all the conditions prescribed by SCUT will be awarded a Bachelor’s degree in Economics.

Duration: 4 Years

Tourism Management:

Program Overview:

Relying on the support of the advantages of a multidisciplinary university and the resources of national and international famous tourism and hotel organizations, this program aims to equip international talents with a good command of the basic theory of economics and management, familiarity with the knowledge and skills of international tourism, and a good understanding of the development of the domestic and international tourism industry. Graduates are highly sought after in administrative positions in fields of large-size international hotel management organizations, medium to large-size tourism enterprises, tourism administration departments, colleges, etc.

Main Course:

Chinese, Introduction to Chinese Culture, Tourism, Introduction to International Hotel Industry, Marketing, Principles of Hotel Management, Human Resource Management, Consumer Behavior.

Civil Engineering

Program Overview
This program is designed to cultivate the talents with profound theoretical knowledge, creativity, and multicultural communication skills to meet the increasing demand of domestic and Pearl River Delta area for civil engineers.
The program is positioned as a national leading program which caters the economic development of south China, Hongkong, Macau and South East Asia, and is geared to the operation mechanism of international civil engineering industry.

Degree Awarded: 
Bachelor’s degree of Engineering.

Duration
: 4 Years

Environmental Engineering

Program Overview: 
The undergraduate major in Environmental Engineering aims to prepare students capability of engineered application based on solid theoretical knowledge, to improve students professional capability during research-based projects and/or industry-based projects. This major has specialties on engineering of water treatment, engineering of air pollution control, solid waste disposal and recycling, and biological technology.

Main Courses:
Bilingual Courses: Fluid Mechanics and Heat Transfer Ⅱ, Environmental Toxicology, Air Pollution Control Engineering, Environmental Monitoring, Solid Waste Treatment and Disposal, Environmental Engineering Microbiology, Water Pollution Control Engineering. Entrepreneurship Education Courses: Environmental Entrepreneurship Education

Degree Awarded:

Students who satisfy all the conditions prescribed by SCUT will be awarded a Bachelor’s degree in Management.

Duration: 4 Years

Why SCUT:

SCUT is one of China’s 43 key universities under the direct leadership of the China State Ministry of Education and is widely recognized as one of the most creative and influential universities in China. This reputation has its basis in the University’s historical commitment to innovative courses, cross-disciplinary teaching and research, and flexible and high responses to society needs.

City:

Guangzhou (Canton), a prosperous metropolis full of vigor, is the capital city of Guangdong Province located along the south coastline of China. Being an excellent port on the Pearl River navigable to the South China Sea, and with fast accessibility to Hong Kong and Macau, Guangzhou serves as the political, economic, scientific, educational and cultural center in Guangdong area.Being the first cities benefited from China’s Reform and Opening Up policy since 1978, Guangzhou acts as the pioneer of the economic development of the country, with thousands of large, small and medium-sized enterprises, which offer more job opportunities and make the city a heavily populated area. The city is especially prosperous in commerce, tourism, dining, finance and real estate. For travelers, Guangzhou shows much attraction through its famous sights such as the Five Ram Statue in Yuexiu Park, Pearl River and White Cloud Mountain.

Guangzhou, the south gate of China, has a satisfying transport system radiating to the whole country and even the world. It has frequent flights with Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Bangkok, Seoul, Hanoi, Tokyo, Sydney, Amsterdam and Paris, etc. If you are already within China, a wide range of vehicles can facilitate your trip to and from Guangzhou, including the planes, trains, long-distance buses and ships. The urban transportation is generally good due to the orderly planning roads and the developed city-buses, taxis and subways

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